|World Storytelling Day, Art Waves #67|
A newcomer to Hamilton, writer Barbara Turner-Vesselago has already gotten involved in the local culture scene by organizing an event at the Pearl Company for World Storytelling Day (Mar. 20, 2009). This interview includes a pre-recorded story by English storyteller, Geoff Meade.
Keywords: storytelling; tales
|Telling Tales 2010, Art Waves #87|
The organizers of the children's literacy festival, Telling Tales, returned to Art Waves to tell us about their second annual festival!
Keywords: literacy; children's literature; storytelling
|Caroleigh Wehking & Glenna Janzen, Storytellers, Art Waves 13|
Twas the week after Christmas and all through the studio, great stories were stirring for those by their radio. Art Waves invited storytellers Glenna Janzen and Caroleigh Wehking to come by and warm us up with their timeless art.
Keywords: storytelling; tales; Christmas; traditions
|Telling Tales, 2009, Art Waves #42|
In 2009 the first Telling Tales Festival was held near Hamilton in Rockton, Ontario. A celebration of children's literature, both oral and written, it featured poet Dennis Lee and storyteller, Celia Lottridge among many others. The organizers of the festival came by to tell us the story of how and why Telling Tales came to be.
Keywords: literacy; children's literature; storytelling; Dennis Lee; Celia Lottridge
|Jean Ryan, Storyteller, Art Waves #78|
Writer and storyteller Jean Ryan graces this episode of art waves with her engaging conversation about the art of eloquence, both written and oral. How do you shape a story? Why is listening to and telling stories so important for both adults and children? Wonder no more, as Jean Ryan tells the Parable of Truth and Story.
Keywords: the art of storytelling; tales; fiction; writing; truth; sources
|193 Lisa Pijuan Nomura ( Sept. 8, 2013)|
Prepare to be inspired! Collage artist, storyteller, performance artist and creativity coach Lisa Pijuan-Nomura not only makes collages--she sounds like a collage. A colourful, stimulating pastiche of ideas that forms a unified whole. Her mantra is breathe, open up and create.
Keywords: The School of Physical Theatre; Jacques Lecoq; Speak; Staircase Theatre; Conrad Sichler; Toronto Storytelling School; Dan Yashinski; Festival of Oral Literatures; Judith Black; Brampton School of Theatre Arts; Beverly Lundy; collage; Gilda Radner; Judith Thompson; Adam Lazarus; Marjorie Chan; Marc Chagall; James Street North Studio; Eric Maisel; creativity coaching; Corin Raymond
The last of the In the Wings writers to visit Art Waves--Mary-Eileen McClear, Carol Leigh Wehking and Linda Helson--bring you stories of Laura Secord (not really a spy), Annie Taylor (not often remembered as the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel) and Ann Hathaway (not better known as Mrs. William Shakespeare). For delightful conversation & music, listen in to Art Waves #180.
Keywords: Baden Storytellers' Guild; Brenda Byers; Ferguson Cottage; firstname.lastname@example.org; Niagara Falls; Daredevils Museum; The Uppity Women; Toronto Storytelling Festival; Joan Murray; www.thestorybarn.ca; oral versus written stories; Alice Kane; the high words; Maggie Owen; Tanglefoot; David Parry; Friends of Fiddlers' Green; Sam Schoenbaum; Orlando Gibbons; Ottorino Respighi